The Heritage Heroes will be recognized during a ceremony at Genesee Community College in Medina in April 2018.
The water main break in front of 53 Otis Street has been repaired.
Florida Law Enforcement searching for suspected killers of an Alexander native * Hold-out in the City Centre Settlement to appear in Erie County Court today * The sudden temperature shift spurs a Flood Watch for the region
Byron-Bergen students compete in district’s annual National Geographic Bee
Latest on Florida murder of former Attica guard * Erie County judge to hear case of mall agreement hold-out * NY Democrat responds to possible Oprah candidacy
Florida investigators “following up several leads”
Finger Lakes Community College beat the Cougars 62-58 Jan. 8th after a third quarter rally by GCC.
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68 year old William Reiss was shot to death at his home in Polk City Florida last Wednesday during a robbery.
46 year old Christopher Ridder of Albion was sentenced to 11 years in prison for receipt of child pornography.
City Council appoints Worth as Interim City Manager and present Molino with a proclamation * Less than a month after being released from prison a Warsaw Man is arrested for assault * Washington Ave man jailed on felony drug charges following domestic incident.
More trouble for Washington Ave domestic incident suspect * Flu outbreak gets worse in WNY * Legislators to meet with jail consultants
Eddie “Pops” Miles faces felony drug charges after suspected arson and domestic incident on Washington Ave
Consultants from SMRT Architects, Engineers and Planners will present a status report to Legislature at 8 a.m. this Saturday.
McQueen was stopped for failing to signal a left turn and was found to be allegedly driving on a suspended license while under the influence.
Spikes was accused of leaving the scene of an accident on Harvester Ave in Batavia on New Years’ morning.
Sponaugle was arrested and charged with DWAI by a combination of drugs, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, uninspected motor vehicle and pot possession.
Lockhart was wanted on two counts of second degree harassment with physical contact.
Man accused of threatening to shoot officers in a fiery domestic incident in Batavia * Incident with Police officer on Chase Park lands a Batavia resident in lock up * A short lived postseason for the Buffalo Bills after ending their 17-year drought
A warm-up to the mid-teens * City Council to vote on interim City Manager * Bills play their first playoff game in 17 years
Tim Bojarski was named the recipient of the 2018 Clyde Hirt Media Award that is presented by Harness Horsemen International (HHI)
Hochul in Batavia with a State of the State review * Candidate for interim City Manager to be considered by Council * Henrietta man busted for drunk driving following crash in Pembroke
One person reportedly had a minor laceration and another was said to be walking around without complaint of pain.
Council will consider a proposal to appoint Public Works Director Matt Worth to the Interim City Manager position.
Recruitment Open House on January 24, 2018
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SMRT Architects, Engineers and Planners will present an analysis of conditions to date/interim status report on the Genesee County Jail.
41 year old Joseph Smith of State Street was arrested following a shoplifting compliant at Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Probation Officers allegedly found Rumble with a Hypodermic Instrument and he was arrested and charged for possession.
Deep freeze continues * schools closed across area * McCoy says he’ll do all he can to play on Sunday
Wind Chills of minus 25 to 30 degrees are expected * Wind Chill Warning in effect until Sunday morning
The Town Officials were sworn in Wednesday Night.
“Overfed and Undernourished” will be held on Wednesday, February 14 at 6 pm at the Extension Center at 420 East Main Street.
Batavia Police pick up convicted drug dealer with the help of a vigilant citizen * Orleans Task Force take down an accused drug dealer on parole * Burglary in LeRoy lands a Batavia man in lock up
Wind Chill Advisory * DA seeks violent offender status for sex offender * Batavia’s First Baby of 2018
Madison Fitzwater arrived at 8:28 yesterday morning
Bills fans donate thousands to Cincinnati quarter-back’s charity
DA Lawrence Friedman said he would pursue a status of “persistent violent felony offender” for Holmes potentially locking him up for life.
The Genesee County Office for the Aging is included in the grant recipients.
Edward Torres, age 64 of Elba, NY, died from serious injuries sustained in the Thruway crash.
Getman was accused of having sexual contact with a seven year old child at a West Sparta address on Christmas.
Massive pile up on the Thruway in Erie County leaves one person dead and seven others injured * Fire in a Barn in Elba leads to caravan of cattle * Flu spike causes visitor restrictions at local hospitals
Multiple vehicle accident on the Thruway near Williamsville, one person was killed several injured, hundreds of motorists stranded.
NYS Thruway eastbound lanes blocked between Depew (Exit 49) and Pembroke (Exit 48A) * Westbound NYS Thruway closed at Pembroke (Exit 48A)
News Release: Rochester Regional Health System To help reduce further transmission of influenza and/or other infectious diseases, Rochester Regional Health is instituting the following restrictions for visitors to UMMC as of January 3: • Visitors will be limited to no more than two people per patient at a time • All visitors must be at […]
In effect for Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties until early Wednesday afternoon
The department was able to raise $1,320.00 for Genesee Cancer Assistance and over $600.00 for Genesee County Sheriff’s Jail Deputy Nicholas Bender and his family.
Shetler is facing a dozen counts including Strangulation, Assault, Unlawful Imprisonment and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
30 year old Allea Devos of Prospect Street in Batavia was stopped on Ellicott Street in the city on New Year’s Eve night.
City crews will make every attempt to restore water as soon as possible.
Investigation continues into accidental shooting involving a three year old in Wyoming County * Vine Street man jailed for alleged drug dealing * A Winter Weather Advisory in effect for the region today
Francis R. Bond, 86, a longtime owner, driver and trainer at Batavia Downs and Buffalo Raceway, died peacefully Tuesday morning.
The Bills are going to the playoffs for the first time in 18 years * Two convicted felons are facing charges for a horrifying Upstate quadruple homicide * Minimum wage in Western New York is up
Wind Chill Advisory posted * Batavia woman arrested for Felony DWI * History of Times Square ball drop
The winter chills persist with weather advisories taking effect in the region * Batavia resident arrested for an altercation inside the Genesee County Jail * A fond farewell to one of the top cops of Genesee County.
Cuomo offers help with student loans * brace for more arctic air * veteran sheriff’s deputy retires
Gordon Dibble retires after 43 years with the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office
Carey was accused of choking another inmate and was charged with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing or Circulation.
White was accused of possessing an alcoholic beverage while being incarcerated.
Two Groveland Correctional inmates reportedly attacked a Corrections Officer at the facility during a routine cell search on Saturday.
“I strongly encourage those who are able to attend to come and make their voices heard.” – Hawley
Oakfield man killed in Stafford crash * Jason Molino looking back as he ends his tenure as Batavia City Manager * Corfu man arrested for drugs packaged for sale in Orleans County.
Tracy B. Carpenter, age 54, of Oakfield, NY was pronounced dead at the scene
Fatal collision in Stafford between a car and tractor-trailer * Molino: three hold-outs in mall agreement face court ordered compliance * Cuomo pardons 61 people, including relative of a TV star
Car collides with tractor-trailer between Prole Rd and Rt 237
The City Manager speaks candidly about his 12 years in office: successes and regrets
Two women jailed following an Alexander home break-in * Batavia Police attempt to identify the vehicle and driver in pedestrian hit and run * The Batavia City Council is believed to have begun the process of selecting a new city manager.
Two women held for Alexander burglary and robbery * car enters pond in Alabama with a disabled passenger * Batavia City Council meets behind closed doors to discuss selection process for new manager
Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are forecast
Glen Enouen happened to be in the area shortly after the incident and aided Mrs. Demske until Emergency Services arrived.
Beam was charged for an alleged unlawful personal relationship with an inmate while employed as a Correction Officer at Lakeview Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility.
We are asking anyone with information about recently damaged cars or person(s) that have talked about this incident to come forward and contact the Batavia Police Dept. at 585- 345-6350.
There were two occupants who were unable to exit the vehicle one of which was disabled.
Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are predicted in the most persistent areas.
District Attorney swearing in to final four year term this week * Lake Effect Snow and Winter Chills in Wyoming * Secret session for Batavia City Council tonight.
Legendary Buffalo TV anchorman dies from Lou Gehrig’s disease in California
DA Friedman says this new term will be his last * gasoline prices inch up * Cuomo offers end run around new tax law, Genesee County treasurer says the law affects few
Treasurer answers questions about pre-payment of property taxes for 2018
Weather permitting, City DPW will pick-up trees through the month of January
Genesee County DA Friedman announces his sixth term will be his last
Attica woman sentenced to prison for selling drugs from her home * An Orleans County man jailed for forcibly raping an underage girl * Christmas weekend car crashes reported in Genesee County
White Christmas for Batavia, whiter still to the south * Albion man accused of raping a young girl * Hawley named Farm Bureau “Friend”
“I look forward to another productive year in Albany and will strive to keep New York’s farming industry the best in the nation.” – Hawley
Wyoming County kidnapping lands a Mount Morris woman in lock up * Drug Task Force busts three Batavia residents for allegedly selling dope in Wyoming County * Burglary in Warsaw leads to lock up for a Livingston County woman
Mount Morris woman accused of kidnapping and pistol whipping farm worker * Three Batavia residents busted for dope in Wyoming County * Bills playoff chances alive, but
Members of the Wyoming County Drug Task announce the arrests of six individuals for allegedly selling narcotics in Wyoming County and another for perjury.
30 year old Zoraida Rodriguez, has been charged with Kidnapping, Robbery, and Assault.
Ellis was also under investigation for allegedly repeatedly stealing money from the cash drawer of a business in Warsaw.
23 year old David Welninski of Fillmore in Allegany County was taken into custody and charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs.
Albion mother jailed for pushing drugs with the help of her teenage daughter * Convicted drug dealer wanted by Batavia Police * Sex abuser sentenced to 15 years in Genesee County Court
BPD looks for “Gusto” * Advice for business owners from Sheriff * Cuomo on “revenge porn”
Hawley: “I encourage everyone who has the means to consider volunteering or making a donation to one of the great organizations we have in our community this year and you will be helping a family more than you know.”
Perry man accused of giving teenager alcohol then forcibly touching them…Heavy losses following fire at a business in Arcade…Grand Jury Indicts Batavia Teen on a litany of serious charges.
Grand Jury indicts 19 yr. old for multiple burglaries * Attica truck Driver charged with BAC fives times limit * odds of white Christmas are good
Cummings allegedly recorded a Blood Alcohol Content of .21 percent which is five times the legal limit for a commercial driver.
Officers began investigation into a burglary in progress Sunday afternoon in the Village of Perry.
Applications are due by January 16, 2018.
The Legislature, by unanimous vote, confirmed the appointment of Jason Molino, currently City Manager of the City of Batavia, NY, as Tompkins County Administrator, effective January 29, 2018.
Upon approval of the New York State Gaming Commission, live racing will resume at Batavia Downs on Monday, July 23, 2018.
The Lions Club honored Peter Arras who passed away in October at age 77.
Hawley hails victory for local non-profit fundraising…Oak Street man Indicted on 17 counts for rash of Batavia burglaries…Jail without bail for a Walnut Place resident accused of dealing drugs.
Cora Ivison is awarded scholarship named for former WBTA president
New Non-profit raffle law signed…search begins for new city manager…the wind blows through Batavia
32 year old Denise Busiere of Townline Road in Byron was stopped on Route 19 in Bergen after she allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign.
Prentice was charged along with Jeremy Dean Lyons for stealing the heavy copper wires from 50 different buses at Lutz Sales on Judge Road.
“The law will take effect in 180 days and the New York State Gaming Commission will make any necessary tweaks.” Hawley
The New York State Police will participate in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, from Friday, December 15, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018.
Members of the Byron-Bergen Central School District’s learning community can always be counted on to provide assistance to neighbors in need during the holidays.
Hawley criticizes Cuomo proposal to extend minimum wage to tipped workers
Batavia will need to search for a new City Manager…Second defendant in East Main Street stabbing heading to jury trial…Albion man jailed for sex crimes against a 14 year old girl.
Jason Molino to leave Batavia, accepts position as Tompkins County Administrator…Wind Advisory posted for Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties…
Molino learns of Tompkins County opening with days of having his pay raise turned down by Batavia’s City Council
Molino accepts position as Tompkins County Manager in Ithaca
County Employees col-lected over $700 in cash and several hundred food items.
Racing resumes at the oldest lighted harness track in America in July of 2018.
Genesee closes out the semester with its best play of the season by going 3-2 in the last week.
Holmes will be honored by the UCS at its 71st convention in January 2018.
Rochester man arrested for alleged assault with pistol and knife in LeRoy…Guilty plea in East Main Street Stabbing case…Governor Cuomo is calling for tipped employees be paid at least minimum wage.
Car and School bus collide in Livingston Co…Guilty plea in Batavia stabbing…Christmas dinner at T F Browns
For his driving career McNeight has 3,587 wins and over $13 million earned in purses.
One more night of racing remains at Batavia Downs in 2017 and that is Saturday (Dec. 16) with post time is 6 p.m.
A military helicopter makes an emergency landing in Wyoming County…Man pleads guilty to East Main Street Stabbing in Batavia…Chautauqua County man pleads guilty to Vehicular Homicide for fatal crash in Wyoming County.
Military helicopter makes emergency landing in Java…Water main break on Richmond Ave….Lake Effect snow to intensify tonight
Minor injuries were reported and an initial request for Mercy Flight was cancelled.
Kersch was arrested in October following an investigation that found he allegedly forcibly raped a teenage girl at a party in August.
Huntress admitted to driving his vehicle form a motel in Warsaw while impaired by a combination of drugs and causing the fatal crash on Route 20A near Boxler’s Farm.
Congratulations to Perry Central School for winning GCC’s 2017 Play to Get Fit Challenge!
Notice is hereby given that the following Local Law Introductory No. Five Year 2017 was adopted by the Genesee County Legislature on December 13, 2017.
GCBC hands control of Muckdogs Franchise to the New York Penn League…ARC employee accused of sexually abusing a client…Jail without bail for Alabama resident accused of threatening with a knife.
There was a power outage reported in the area and crews were shutting down Route 63 around the scene.
The competition for the driving title will resume on Friday night (Dec. 15) and will be decided on Saturday (Dec. 16). Post time for both nights is 6 p.m.
Lady Cougars Improve Win Streak to Three with 31-Point Fourth Quarter Rally / Men’s Basketball Team Registers Third-Consecutive 100-Plus Point Win / Coach Gavin Garners Recognition for GCC as USC National Staff of the Year/ Cougar Athletes of the Week Announced
College Scheduler Program Provides Another New Resource for Course Registration
Hawley said. “I am very proud to announce that our community has received such a large commitment in economic development funding, and very much look forward to the completion of these projects and the benefits they will bring all of us.”
Bank Street man behind bars without bail for alleged drug dealing…Young Inventor in Alexander wins big in nationwide contest…Batavia man picked up on warrant with addition charges for the contents of his pocket.
Industrial Space Converted for Volunteer Work Space With Open House December 21st.
Hodgins Engraving announced they are acquiring Impact Printing & Engraving, located in Garfield, New Jersey.
The votes have been counted and 14 year old Alexander High School Student Andrew Young Jr. has been selected as the winner of the nationwide My Dreamvention contest.
The connections of these horses will be presented their trophies in the winner’s circle at Batavia Downs on Saturday (Dec. 16) during the 10th annual “Night of Distinction” awards ceremony.
“Unfortunately, this is a new mandate on pistol permit holders in New York and the first year that owners have to re-certify,” Hawley said.
Teen pleads guilty to making terrorist threats against law enforcement at the Rez…Infamous prison escapee is starving himself in the hopes that he will be moved from Attica…Report of a fully involved car fire in Riga.
Impaired Driving Crackdown runs December 15th, 2017 – January 1st, 2018
“Yellow Dot is truly a life-saving program,” Hawley said.
One person was transported to the Erie County Medical Center for smoke inhalation and burns and the other individual was being evaluated in an ambulance on scene.
The USHWA will present Freeman with the Innovator’s Award for contributions to the sport of harness racing in the winner’s circle at Batavia Downs on Saturday Dec. 16th.
Winter Weather persists in the region…City Council updated on Zombie homes initiative…Wyoming County crash claims the life of an Attica Grad.
Bills win in a snowstorm…Genesee County fares well in the Lake Effect snowfall…hunter found OK in Tonawanda Wildlife area
Car and Tractor Trailer collide at Route 98 and Lockport Rd
Meeting set for Dec 14 at City Hall
Advisory in effect until 1 a.m. Thursday for all of Genesee and northern Erie counties
Accused of injuring a 13 year old boy
In effect for Genesee and Northern Niagara Counties…from late Tuesday night though late Thursday night…12 to 24 inch total accumulation in most persistent Lake Snow areas
Accused of selling crack cocaine on two occasions last summer
Barn burns in Pavilion…BPD “Mo-vember” becomes “Don’t Shave December”…Bills host Pats
Defendant bolted in handcuffs and shackles
Two of the three parties involved speak to WBTA, no comment from NYP League
10 year management contract expired on Oct 31…NYP League fails to approve extension
Volunteers make quick stop…no injuries reported…three cats rescused
County, city and a local developer could cooperate, and place property back on the tax roll
“Mayor” of Redfield Parkway offers to sell property to the city for $1….City Manager Molino promises detailed report in January
Fund set up to help family with funeral expenses
Teenager arrested for Multiple Burglaries…
UMMC employee arrested for stealing drugs…
Bills with Taylor, sans Benjamin, in KC
Car strikes tractor-trailer truck. 19 year old Tori Nigro of Batavia pronounced dead at the scene.
Multiple police agencies participate in six and-a-half hour sweep
Taylor to start for Bills at QB…Canandaigua Police believe body found is that of missing woman
Former escapee David Sweat moved to Attica…
Brockport kindergarten teacher arrested on child porn charges…
Gasoline prices at 3-yr high
Medina man arrested for molesting disabled persons…
Albion corrections officer arrested for relationship with inmate…
Ideas wanted for how to spend $10-million
McDermott has no regrets for starting Peterman…
Winter Weather Advisory issued for areas south of Genesee County…
Beware of bail bondsman scam
Police warn of “Bondsman” scam…
High speed chase follows suspected shoplifting…
Bills on the west coast
Town of Batavia holds the line on taxes…
Absentee ballots decide another election…
Bills bench Tyrod for Peterman
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